MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY NEWS

Manufacturing Technology News

Manufacturing techniques such as 3D printing are revolutionising the way we produce things. Automation continues from the first to the second machine age to transform the way we work. This department tracks the development of manufacturing technology and the impact it is having on our economy and society.

Toward an Ultrahigh Energy Density Capacitor

Toward an Ultrahigh Energy Density Capacitor

By introducing defects to a common material, Berkeley Lab researchers create a highly efficient capacitor with dramatically increased energy density Capacitors that rapidly store and release electric energy are key components in modern electronics and power systems....

A Visit to A  Robotics Micro-Factory

A Visit to A Robotics Micro-Factory

Last week we visited a robotics micro-factory in Toowoomba, a regional Queensland city a few hours west of Brisbane. Ben Leamon runs Dcisiv Technologies, an operation set up to manufacture under license the Dexter HDI — a 7-axis robot designed by Haddington Dynamics...